Gone with the Wind Slots Online
The movie that got Vivien Leigh her first Academy Award, and entertained audiences worldwide, is now entertaining guests on casino floors too. WMS, known for developing 3D, high quality graphic slot machines, has launched a slot game themed around the 1939 romance film Gone With the Wind..
The game is offered through WMS’ Bluebird slot machines, which are made to enhance the player’s slots gaming experience. Surely with these movie themed slots, players are transported back to the world of Scarlett and Rhett Butler.
Gone With the Wind slots have 5-reels and 40 paylines. The symbols and the background music used in the slots is every bit related to the movie and the game is thoroughly entertaining with images and video clips from the film. Symbols in the slot game include images of Vivien Leigh, Clark Gable, Leslie Howard, Hattie McDaniel, beside vintage perfume bottles and powder box (the kind used in the movie), hats used by Leigh’s character, playing cards, an emerald ring, and a cigar case. The bonus symbols in the game include images of Gable and Leigh dancing, a locket, and a mansion.
Throughout the game, players are treated to popular clips from the movie, including the famous scene of Rhett and Scarlett kissing, of them dancing and Mammy dressing up Scarlett.
The Gone With the Wind slots is not only entertaining, but also generously rewarding with its five bonus features. The game has the popular free spins feature, which is triggered when you get two mansion symbols on the first and the last reels. Initially, five free spins are offered and the player is prompted to select between Scarlett and Rhett, a choice which determines the wild symbols that double the win amount. Up to 12 wild symbols randomly replace the symbols on the screen to improve winnings.
The Gone with the Wind Respins feature is triggered when you get three or more Scarlett O’Hara symbols on reels 1 and 5, and players have to select a box out of three to determine the wild. The wild symbol is then locked and the remaining reels spin to offer a better chance of winning.
The Kissing Bonus is triggered when you get three Scarlett symbols on reel 1 and three Rhett symbols on Reel 5. This is followed by the Choose a Heart feature, where every heart you select on the screen gets you free credits. If the hearts reveal a mansion, the progressive is triggered, if they reveal Scarlett and Rhett, the kissing award is given.
The Locket Bonus is triggered when you get at least three locket symbols on the reels. This feature starts with player choosing one locket out of three to activate the Top Box Wheel feature which includes free wheel spins for free credits and multiplier feature too.
How to Play & Real Money Versions
The real money version of the game is available for play at land based casinos and through WMS casinos. The game is available through WMS’ Bluebird platforms and is linked to a Wide Area Progressive network, giving the players a chance to win big. Expert play can increase the payback percentage in this slot to as high as 99.54.
Gone With the Wind Movie
Gone With the Wind is a 1939 movie directed by Victor Fleming and produced by David O. Selznick. The movie starred a young Vivien Leigh as the passionate Scarlett O’Hara and revolves round her life which involves in desiring a married man, marrying for money, escaping rape and trying to keep herself and her family alive during the American civil war. The Movie also features Leslie Howard as Ashley Wilkes, the man that Leigh’s character is secretly in love with, Olivia de Havilland as Ashley’s wife and Clark Gable as Rhett Butler, the man who is interested in Scarlett O’Hara.
The gripping story of the movie, which keeps evolving through every reel and the extraordinary performance of the actors, including the performance of Hattie McDaniel who was the first African American to win an Academy Award, are what made the move a classic epic that it is viewed as today. The movie was filmed on set and a total of $3.8 million and made the producers a whopping $390 million.
The movie also won several awards including the Oscars for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress, cinematography, art direction and editing among others. It also fetched a Special Honorary Award for William Cameron Menzies, for his outstanding achievement in using color for enhancing the quality of movie, and an Honorary Technical Achievement Award to Don Musgrave and Selznick International Pictures for using state-of-the art equipment in film making.